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Kid's Story (2003)

 -  Animation | Sci-Fi | Short  -  2 June 2003 (UK)
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A teenager's dreams which conclude with him falling off a building, lead him to believe that the reality he lives in, may not be so real after all.

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A teenager has dreams of falling that feel more real than his actual life. He turns to the internet for answers and receives some cryptic replies via his PC. In school his mobile phone rings despite being turned off, he answers to be told by Neo that "they know you know and are coming for you". The kid looks out the window to see men in dark suits coming for him and immediately flees on his skateboard. Written by bob the moo

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During the first part of the short, where Mr. Popper is typing, his keystrokes are inconsistent with what appears of the screen. See more »

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Featured in Return to Source: Philosophy & 'The Matrix' (2004) See more »

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MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE
Written by Johann Bley, Mabi Thobejane and Ben Watkins
Performed by Juno Reactor
Courtesy of Melt 2000/Sound Reproductions Ltd., Jersey, C.I., G.B.
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A nice ending
25 October 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is the ninth and last part of 'The Animatrix', a collection of animated short movies that tell us a little more about the world of 'The Matrix'. In this part a kid knows there is something out there like Neo knew in 'The Matrix'. During a class he is contacted by Neo (Keanu Reeves) and tries to run from the agents who arrive at the school building. This short is a nice ending for 'The Animatrix' with the first and therefor only appearance by Neo.


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